DoubleHorn Selects AboveNet to Launch New, Advanced IP Media Platform Providing Fiber Optic Connectivity

Drew Bixby
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Austin, TX, March 26, 2009 — DoubleHorn, the premier small business communications provider in Texas, announced the selection of AboveNet, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, to support its new media platform.

DoubleHorn’s Platform Services offering is a fully managed end-to-end solution that guarantees the reliable and cost effective delivery of Internet Protocol (IP) voice, data and video traffic. The private network bypasses bandwidth limitations and delivers critical data quickly – even during peak traffic conditions.

“Small businesses now have the peace of mind that no matter what size and type of media or the congestion of the network, the media packets will arrive at the destination quickly and cost effectively,” said Tab Schadt, CEO of DoubleHorn, “It’s a lifesaver for those companies operating in the media, financial and medical industries that rely on on-time and secure delivery of their data.”

DoubleHorn’s network aggregation and diverse platform capabilities combined with AboveNet’s high quality fiber and IP Transit network guarantees reliable end-to-end solutions. AboveNet offers Gigabit Ethernet services, transparent LAN/WAN services and enables business continuity storage services. The real-time information exchange allows todays critical business to communicate wherever and whenever its needed.

“AboveNet has a proven track record of delivering highly scalable and reliable high-bandwidth services over fiber optics to financial services, media and entertainment, and other enterprise companies,” said Mary Beth Nance, Executive Director of Business Development & Marketing at AboveNet. Customers can now connect into DoubleHorns IP Media Platform and leverage world-class managed data services and high-bandwidth networking solutions for the small business market.

About DoubleHorn
Austin, Texas based DoubleHorn specializes in Small Business Managed Communications services, such as: Hosted VoIP, Dedicated Broadband access, data backup, unified messaging features, and other web services. DoubleHorn includes all customer premise equipment at no cost, considering equipment as part of the Managed Service offering. DoubleHorns IPOne and OpenVoice bundles provide perfect Small Business Communication solutions and are fully interoperable with leading IP equipment manufacturers, such as: POLYCOM, ADTRAN and Linksys to name a few.

About AboveNet, Inc
AboveNet, Inc. provides fiber optic connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private fiber optic network delivers key network and IP services in and among 15 top U.S. metro markets and London. AboveNet’s network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government